Jan 12, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) talks with center Dan Koppen (67) against the Baltimore Ravens during the AFC divisional round playoff game at Sports Authority Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Broncos Lose Starting Center... Again

The Denver Broncos have all kinds of bad things happening with them lately. They just lost their starting center… again. The Broncos lost their original starter J.D. Walton when there were some setbacks with his ankle recovery. Today, they lost his replacement, Dan Koppen, to an ACL tear. The Broncos hustled up and signed some dude off the streets because their other center was sidelined with an injury also. They are hurting in a bad way. Koppen will be out for the year.

I wonder if Peyton Manning is going to give his buddy Jeff Saturday a call and convince him to come out of retirement. He went to the Pro Bowl last season, but it was more out of reputation. Saturday ended the season on the bench for the Packers.

Suspensions and injuries can turn a division around. All these random acts of kindness from the Broncos is giving us some hope to sneak into the top spot of the division. Interesting things happening out there in Denver.

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  • arnie

    Maybe they should have spent some money on a new Strength & conditioning staff.

  • Rob Base

    Who is going to protect Manning hehe. They better watch out for our Bolts D!

    • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

      yea buddy.. they can lose another one for all i care… it reminds me of the time when we couldn’t keep a long snapper healthy for the life of us

  • Nate lew

    I smell a week one disastrous injury for manning due to 3rd string center vs Ngata

  • Adam

    This is great news! I’ll be their center! They would only want me in one game….on the account of a little thing called sabotage!

  • FitzWilly

    Poor Peyton lol

    • Mark G

      LUV this picture. Ever since he went to Denver I call them Peyton and the Ponies.

      • FitzWilly

        looks like Peyton will be spending more time on his back than a $2 hooker :)

  • FitzWilly
    • Adam

      I was literally coming on here to ask that same question….anyways as a fan obviously I would LOVE that…but I just don’t want it to be a distraction. That’s the main thing…in the back of my mind, I feel like it would jinx our SB chances. Am I crazy? Also PR and Weddle are against it it sounds like.

      • FitzWilly

        If PR and EW don’t want it
        then that’s good enough for me :)
        I hope Spanos listens to them

  • TheReturnOfMrBlanks

    I like that the guy filling in for the Centers is named Manny Ramirez lol

  • http://www.BoltBeat.com/ Peter Thompson

    Let’s not release any of our centers, so they can’t scoop one up.. lol. Find a position for them, no matter what!!! BOYCOTT!

    Embargo ON!!!

  • Alter Ego

    Uh -oh. From fax-gate, drunk -gate, I didn’t inhale -gate to…oh shit we need a center-gate…Denver is having a tough go to start the season…not very Super Bowl – ish.

    • Bill Nichols

      made me spit out my damn beer!! lol Fucker! :)

      • Alter Ego

        haha – careful Wild Bill

        • Bill Nichols

          it was the ” oh shit we need a center-gate” that cause me to spew beer all over the damn place…. good one brother.

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  • Bill Nichols

    You’re breaking my “F”ing heart I swear!!

  • GoDenBroncos

    Hahahaha…Keep trying to find hope Dolts fans. You know in your heart of hearts that we’re coming for you, and we know you’re scared. Say you’re not all you want, your words in the comments belie your position.

    • Greg

      Chargers haven’t been good in years. Phyllis would be better off with our backup. Their O line is so bad, it’s funny they want to talk crap.

      • GoDenBroncos

        No kidding, I guess you could call that courage. Idiotic, but courageous.